We're transitioning to shorter, thinner needles.
Why the transition?
Compared to longer and/or larger needles, short and thin needles are associated with:
Little to no pain, and
less risk of injecting into the muscle.1-3
As a result, some of our longer, thicker needles will be discontinued.
What are my transition options?
Why should I upgrade to NovoFine® Plus?
NovoFine® Plus 32G 4mm is designed to make injections more comfortable for you
Flat, comfort-base technology eliminates discomfort caused by narrow, hard plastic needle bases
Less pain associated with ultra-thin 32G, the thickness of 2 human hairs1,2,4
Less risk of injecting into the muscle with 4 mm length3
Unique needle design to reduce the risk of bending or breakage7
Receive $25 off your
first box of NovoFine® Plus
Rebate offer expires December 31, 2016.
1. McKay M, Compion G, Lytzen L. A comparison of insulin injection needles on patients' perceptions of pain, handling, and acceptability. Diab Technol Ther. 2009;11(3):195-201. 2. Arendt-Nielsen L et al. Pain following controlled cutaneous insertion of needles with different diameters. Somatosens Mot Res. 2006; 23(1-2):37-43. 3. Birkebaek NH et al. A 4-mm needle reduces the risk of intramuscular injections without increasing backflow to skin surface. Diab Care. 2008;31(9):e65. 4. Ley B. Diameter of a human hair. In: Elert G. The Physics FactbookTM. http://hypertextbook.com/facts/1999/ BrianLey.shtml. Published 1999. Updated 2011. Accessed May 1, 2013. 5. FIT Forum for Injection Technique Canada. Available at: http://novonordisk.ca/PDF_Files/FIT_Recommendations_2011_ENG.pdf. [Accessed on August 31, 2013]. 6. Siegmund T et al. Comparison of usability and patient preference for insulin pen needles produced with different production techniques: "thin-wall" needles compared to "regular-wall" needles: an open-label study. Diab Technol Ther. 2009;11(8):523-528. 7. Novo Nordisk Canada Inc., Data on file. 8. Tested according to DS EN/ISO 11608-2:2012.